Complete with HKPropel ancillary access, the seventh edition of Contemporary Sport Management now addresses emerging topics in sport management such as sports betting, esports, social media and technology such as artificial intelligence (AI). With over 50 contributors from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and a 4-colour design, this text will broaden students’ understanding of the field whilst emphasising critical thinking, ethics and diversity. Students will broaden their understanding of sport management issues and become familiar with all facets of the field in preparation for a career in sport management. Case studies and end of chapter review questions threaded throughout the text will also allow students to put their learning into practice.
• Paul M. Pedersen, PhD, is a Professor of Sport Management within the Department of Kinesiology at Indiana University, with previous experience as a sports writer, sport management consultant and sport business columnist. He is a recipient of the 2020 distinguished alumni award from Florida State University.
• Lucie Thibault, PhD, is a Professor of Sport Management and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa. Throughout her 30 years of teaching experience she has taught across a broad range of topics including organisational theory, ethics in sport, globalisation of sport and policy and social issues in sport.